Celebrities and TTC

Janet Jackson becoming a first time mum at 50 with IVF, BeyoncĂ© being pregnant with twins, George and Amal Clooney expecting twins, Cheryl Tweedy/Cole/Fernandez-Verisini not announcing her pregnancy officially but causing speculation for months… Even Jennifer Anniston and the endless (undeserved) is she/isn’t she debate. I really feel sorry for these ladies. To have something … More Celebrities and TTC

A year ago today…

… a woman did something amazing. She set up a secret group on Facebook for women trying to conceive, linking those who were using a particular fertility app. It was a place for us to bond, laugh, share, ask questions, grieve, vent and make strong friendships. All within a safe space where there was no … More A year ago today…

Weekday mating

That’s what Dave called our session on Wednesday night. I assume what he meant by that was the kind of sex we have during the week is on a different scale to that of a weekend session. See earlier post ‘Functional Sex’. Wednesday night was definitely functional. This time, my pyjama bottoms didn’t even make … More Weekday mating

Last night

For those that are interested I have lost another 3.5lbs this week! That brings my total weight loss to 1 stone 9.5lbs since January 5th (7 weeks). Aside from physically being smaller (9cm lost and 2 dress sizes down) I’ve noticed lots of benefits. Clearer skin, better fitness (exercising an hour a day will do … More Last night

Be kind. For everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle that you know nothing about. (Plato)

In under 6 months of starting this blog I have had (to date) 17,770 views. 17,770. Of those views, there have been dozens – DOZENS – of women who have contacted me privately and personally through various means to say THANK YOU. For writing this blog. For exposing the reality. For telling it like it … More Be kind. For everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle that you know nothing about. (Plato)

“Trying to get pregnant is the fun part!”

Hahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!! Fuck off. People who say this have obviously never ‘tried’ to get pregnant. They have not had so much sex that they are actually bored with it. They have not got sore from all the reluctant sex they are having. They have not begged or bargained with their husbands or partners just so they … More “Trying to get pregnant is the fun part!”

When you try to be sexy… but your nipples aren’t behaving.

Still continuing with the theme of keeping things spicy in the bedroom when trying to conceive, last night was the beginning of Operation Spice in the build up to my fertile week. Dave is also on board for the every other day strategy this cycle, especially now his illness of last month is a distant … More When you try to be sexy… but your nipples aren’t behaving.